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There is an ever growing community of crafters, makers, and foodies worldwide. And there is also an ever growing demand for the unique products they create. Chances are some of your partners, customers, clients and employees are among these creative connoisseurs. And, if so, finding unique gifts to Read More
Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families, and they do more than twice the amount of cooking and cleaning, and caring for children. As an employer, you can help your female employees (and their male counterparts, too) protect themselves and their families with thre Read More
While I was building my business, I also coached my kids’ soccer team for eight years. I discovered some things coaching that worked just as well when managing a growing business. Here are my 5 small business management lessons. Read More
Think back to the last time you were at a festival or family oriented event. What kinds of things were there for kids to do? How about the opportunity to sculpt fanciful characters from colorful balloons or to transform into ghostly apparitions or have roses literally bloom from their cheeks? Would Read More
Starting a business is risky, but effective entrepreneurs know how to mitigate that risk with due diligence, steadfast focus and unwavering determination. The calculated optimism of these perceptive risk-takers is balanced with a vision and purpose to create products and services that meet... Read More
Whether you're a Star Wars fan or not, there's no denying that Yoda's timeless quotes can, and will, inspire you to reach your full potential. Read More

Are Money Worries Keeping You Up at Night?

Are Money Worries Keeping You Up at Night? Avatar Posted by Rieva Lesonsky under Finance
From https://www.americanexpress.com 15 days ago
Made Hot by: MasterMinuteman on October 9, 2014 5:16 am
Business owners have a lot on their plates, and keeping their businesses in the black is one of the biggest. Here's how to alleviate your top 5 money worries. Read More

Pros and Cons: The New Sharing Economy and Small Business

Pros and Cons: The New Sharing Economy and Small Business Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 15 days ago
Made Hot by: luvhealthcare on October 13, 2014 11:49 am
In recent years, many workers have found new ways to earn a living, becoming their own bosses as they enjoy a freelance lifestyle. Whether they’re offering rides to the airport through Lyft or Uber, or running errands through TaskRabbit, people are redefining the way they earn a living and blazing Read More
Brands, brands, brands. If you haven’t yet noticed, brand building is what we’re all about.
Our agency has been doing it for quite some time, and after creating hundreds of competition-crushing brands we’ve uncovered a number of winning secrets. We’ve also seen time and time again true recipes for Read More

Forum Marketing? It Works If You Do It Smart

Forum Marketing? It Works If You Do It Smart Avatar Posted by Carol_Amato under Online Marketing
From http://www.carolamato.com 16 days ago
Made Hot by: advertglobal on October 10, 2014 4:15 am
Social Media has taken a forefront for getting traffic and increasing subscriber lists, and is an important strategy to use today. For that reason, some may think that forum marketing is too much of an “old school” method to use now, but that could not be further from the truth. Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …
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Roy Opata Olende @RoyBoss Targets Employee Engagement

Roy Opata Olende has some insight what will make your employees work more effectively. He didn't plan to become … More
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